Obesity: Is it a disability Debate

Obesity: Is it a disability Debate

Future EU law may classify Obesity as a disability, providing protection for morbidly overweight workers who suffer discrimination at work

When: 10th December, 2014

With more and more people struggling with obesity in the UK, should we consider obesity as a disability?

Wave-length Seminar

10th December at Adelphi Care Services Ltd, Oak House, 8 The Professional Quarter, Sitka Drive, Shrewsbury Business Park, Sitka Dr, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6LG

10.00am – 1.00pm – Free to attend

This seminar is aimed at Managing Directors, Business Owners, HR and Equality and Diversity Officers and will take a look at current equality issues impacting on business, debate its impact and look at solutions the new Wave-length Well might provide in helping employers

Join the debate on the 10th December – Obesity – Should it be considered a disability?

At this seminar we offer the opportunity to debate the recent talks about the possible new EU law that could classify obesity as a disability. We will debate why obesity should or shouldn’t be considered a disability and the impact this new law would have on the UK and its employers.

The Wave-length Well

So if 1 in 5 of your employees are likely to have a disability, mental health condition or long term health condition – How are you managing support for employees? Are they telling you they have a condition? Are you accessing all the grant support? Are busy managers often fearing to ask a member of their team ‘how are you?’ or avoid the question about Mental Health/stress levels and do you fully understand the positive and challenging impacts on your organisation of employing people with varying conditions?  This is where Wave-length can help you and your organisation

We will show you the value of the new Wave-length Well the information it holds and how it can save you money by having disability employment information and training resources at your fingertips.

Join the discussion by booking your free place through Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/obesity-debate-tickets-13627394905

Or contact info@wave-length.org.uk to book onto the seminar or request more information

Thank you to Adelphi Care for hosting this event

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